Learn How Mindfulness Mind-Body Therapy Can Help Pediatric Cancer Patients
By: Rachel Baumann, M.A.
Emily Winter, M.A., S.Y.C., N.C.S.P.
What is mindfulness? How does it work? And, how exactly does it relate to cancer care for pediatric patients?
Mindfulness is a mind-body form of therapy that connects physical health to mental well-being. It’s a technique in which an individual strives to remain in the present moment, not worried about the future, nor dwelling in the past. Mindfulness helps children (and adults!) remain focused on what is happening in the present: cognitively and emotionally, as well as keeping individuals tuned into their senses. (1)read more →